We calculated that 11% of Law Enforcement Technicians are proficient in General Public, Federal Laws, and Law Enforcement. They’re also known for soft skills such as Speaking skills, Writing skills, and Interpersonal skills.
We break down the percentage of Law Enforcement Technicians that have these skills listed on their resume here:
- General Public, 11%
Provided assistance and information to the general public, students, staff and local, state and federal agencies.
- Federal Laws, 11%
Enforce all local, state, and federal laws to ensure safe passageway on all roads throughout the state of Mississippi.
- Law Enforcement, 11%
Conduct demonstrations of law enforcement equipment and package and ship merchandise to satisfy customer orders.
- Emergency, 11%
Maintained information regarding wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration and emergency situations.
- Public Safety, 7%
Monitored public safety radio frequencies, operated a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones and computer systems.
- Appropriate Personnel, 6%
Assist, create and maintain word processing logs and forms; copy, fax and distribute paperwork
to appropriate personnel.
Some of the skills we found on Law Enforcement Technician resumes included "General Public," "Federal Laws," and "Law Enforcement." We have detailed the most important Law Enforcement Technician responsibilities below. The most important skills for a Law Enforcement Technician to have in this position are Speaking skills. In this excerpt that we gathered from a Law Enforcement Technician resume, you'll understand why: "Postsecondary teachers need good verbal skills to give lectures." According to resumes we found, Speaking skills can be used by a Law Enforcement Technician in order to "Developed and presented training classes in a wide range of law enforcement related topics as listed above. " Another commonly found skill for being able to perform Law Enforcement Technician duties is the following: Writing skills. According to a Law Enforcement Technician resume, "Postsecondary teachers need to be skilled writers to publish original research and analysis." Check out this example of how Law Enforcement Technicians use Writing skills: "Participated in police report writing, DWI stops, domestic disputes, building searches and other police tactics and procedures. " Law Enforcement Technicians are also known for Interpersonal skills, which can be critical when it comes to performing their duties. An example of why this skill is important is shown by this snippet that we found in a Law Enforcement Technician resume: "Most postsecondary teachers need to be able to work well with others and must have good communication skills to serve on committees and give lectures." We also found this resume example that details how this skill is put to the test: "Assisted customers with merchandise questions, and frequently promoted customer service and interpersonal skills to all customers. "
See the full list of Law Enforcement Technician skills.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a Law Enforcement Technician. We found that 45.1% of Law Enforcement Technicians have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 5.1% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most Law Enforcement Technicians have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every five Law Enforcement Technicians were not college graduates.
Those Law Enforcement Technicians who do attend college, typically earn either Criminal Justice degrees or Business degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for Law Enforcement Technicians include Law Enforcement degrees or Psychology degrees.
Once you're ready to become a Law Enforcement Technician, you should explore the companies that typically hire Law Enforcement Technicians. According to Law Enforcement Technician resumes that we searched through, Law Enforcement Technicians are hired the most by Ada County, Celestar, and Federal Reserve Bank. Currently, Ada County has 1 Law Enforcement Technician job openings, while there are 1 at Celestar and 1 at Federal Reserve Bank.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, Law Enforcement Technicians tend to earn the biggest salaries at Federal Reserve System, Celestar, and Aftermath Services. Take Federal Reserve System for example. The median Law Enforcement Technician salary is $134,881. At Celestar, Law Enforcement Technicians earn an average of $67,077, while the average at Aftermath Services is $63,552. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
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Some other companies you might be interested in as a Law Enforcement Technician include U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and State of Florida. These three companies were found to hire the most Law Enforcement Technicians from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.